Activities

May 12, 2023

NEAR is looking for a Statistician

NEAR is looking for a Statistician to assist NEAR users in the delivery of statistical and epidemiologic support to research projects. 

Your mission
1) Works as a member of a research team/study team to provide appropriate statistical input in the design, execution and analysis of studies;
2) Participates in the development of operations and procedures for the collection, editing, verification and management of statistical data;
3) Processes large amounts of data for statistical modelling and graphic analysis;
4) consolidate the data of the different cohorts included in NEAR and ensure they are comparable, using harmonized methodology;
5) Participate in the preparation of written and oral presentations that summarize the analysis of data, interprets the results and provides conclusions and recommendations.

Your profile
We are looking for you who have the required background and the capability to work in a cross-disciplinary team, to be independent and able to take initiatives as well as to find solutions. The applicant must also possess good organizational skills, attention to detail, and communication abilities. The position is employment until further notice.

Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • A degree in Statistics, Biostatistics, Epidemiology or related field.
  • Work experience in data analysis preferably in the aging research field.
  • Knowledge of statistical software (e.g. SAS, Stata, SPSS, R, S-plus).
  • Demonstrated programming skills with proficiency in R.
  • Experience in data harmonization process of multiple datasets.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Fluent in written and spoken English

Preferred Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Ability to work in a collaborative environment with researcher having differing quantitative and clinical backgrounds.
  • Interest in professional development in statistics is appreciated.

Read more and apply by 26 May, 2023

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